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Multiple Grade 1 Finalist Minecraft Begins Stallion Career at Morning Dew Ranch
Multiple Grade 1 finalist Minecraft has begun his stallion career at Morning Dew Ranch in Chamberino, New Mexico.

Morning Dew Ranch
Multiple Grade 1 Finalist Minecraft Begins Stallion Career at Morning Dew Ranch

CHAMBERINO, NM–FEBRUARY 6, 2024–Minecraft SI 93, a multiple grade 1 finalist by leading sire Favorite Cartel, has begun his stallion career at Morning Dew Ranch in Chamberino, New Mexico.  He fee has been set at $2,000.

Owned by Steve Burns, DVM and Empire Racing, Minecraft won or placed in six of eight career starts while earning $56,236. He was a finalist in the Golden State Million Futurity(G1), Rainbow QH Derby(G1) and All American Juvenile Stakes.

His sire Favorite Cartel SI 104 is a Grade 1 winner of $607,669 and has been a leading sire of money earners since 2019. From 10 crops of racing age, he is the sire of 13 stakes winners, 7 champions, 677 winners with earning $44,251,894 USA to date.

Favorite Cartel's top performers include Trane Station V SI 97 (champion, at 2, 2023, $1,754,152, Los Alamitos 2 Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Cyber Attack SI 101 (champion 3 times, to 3, 2023, $1,721,346, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Cartel Jess Rockin SI 96 (champion, $849,101, Los Alamitos 2 Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Tell Cartel SI 105 (champion twice, $796,386, Los Alamitos Super Derby-G1, etc.), etc.

Minecraft, under jockey Sergio Becerra, Jr., qualifying for the Golden State Million Futurity(G1) at Los Alamitos Race Course. © Chris Martinez

Minecraft's dam is the Grade 1-placed Miss Kittys Bar Bet SI 99 ($261,981) who finished second in the Charger Bar Handicap(G1) and third in the Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1) and Kindergarten Futurity(G1).  She is the dam of 16 winners, 4 back type including RG2-placed No Arizona SI 90 ($66,610), stakes-placed Jess Bet Me SI 97 ($62,915), G3-placed Twin Forks SI 99 ($55,078) and stakes-placed Favorite Bet SI 115 ($23,605), etc.

A daughter of Sum Fun To Bet, Miss Kittys Bar Bet is also the granddam of stakes winners Alamo Lake SI 109 ($178,611 to 4, 2023), Lake Havasu SI 105 ($124,367 to 3, 2023), RG2 winner You See That SI 88 ($114,120 at 2, 2023), and stakes-placed Rox Win SI 94 ($76,357 to 5, 2023) and stakes-placed Fly Thru Arizona SI 89 ($13,428), etc.

The second dam Fames Easy SI 92 by Dash To Fame is the dam of 17 winners, 8 black type including stakes winner Stel Easy SI 97 ($80,794), stakes-placed Miss Kittys Bar Bet SI 99 (see above), Dont Dink With Me SI 96 ($164,153), Ambush Alley SI 102 ($144,686), Ynot Bar SI 98 ($146,480), Doreme Fasolasi Win SI 96 ($102,850), Easylist SI 97 ($44,39) and Takeela Sunrise SI 96 ($34,350), etc.

Fames Easy is also the granddam of champion aged mare Quirky SI 92 ($424,098), Charger Bar Handicap(G1) winner Tequila Sangria SI 98 ($177,910), Los Alamitos Winter Derby(G1) winner Ynot Walk SI 110 ($177,505), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts call Debra Laney at (575) 405-7245.